Stephen M. Wilson

Stephen M. Wilson: Attorney with Stephen M. Wilson, P.C.

Biography

Stephen M. Wilson was born in Hampton, Virginia and educated in the public schools of Huntsville graduating from Lee High School. At Lee, he was All-State in football and wrestling; he also served as president of his Senior class. He attended Auburn University on an athletic scholarship, receiving the Bachelor's degree from the School of Arts and Sciences. At Auburn he earned varsity letters in football while playing on three top ten bowl teams; he was also a Dean's List student . Upon graduation he served two years as freshman linebacker coach and received the M.B.A. degree from the graduate school of business. He received the Juris Doctorate degree from Cumberland School of Law (Dean's List and member of the law journal) and LL.M. in Taxation from the graduate school of law of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Wilson is a member of the American Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar and the State Bar of Alabama. He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Alabama, the District of Columbia, the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits Court of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Claims, the U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a member of the A.B.A. Section of Corporation, Bank and Business Law, the Section of Taxation, and is an adjunct committeeman on the Committee for Professional Service Corporations. Mr. Wilson was selected to the Outstanding Young Men of America for 1980.

Civic involvement:

-Huntsville Quarterback Club (Board of Directors; Quarterback 1986-2001)

-Board of Directors of Huntsville Sports Commission

-Huntsville Rotary Club

-Volunteer linebacker coach for Huntsville High 1984-1999

-Former Chairman and Director of the Sarah Daye Scholarship and various scholarship boards

-Member of the Board of Directors of the AFLC (Auburn Football Lettermen Club) - past president 2006-2007 term

-Member of the 5th Induction Class of the Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame in 1996

-Private pilot's license (single engine land) 1972

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Estate Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Probate
  • Taxation
  • Business Law
  • Tax Representation (IRS and State)
  • Bankruptcy
  • Civil Practice
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Personal Injury and Product Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
256-534-3697  Phone
(256) 534-3698  Fax
www.swilsonlaw-al.com
University Attended:
Auburn University, B.S., 1973; Auburn University, M.B.A., 1976
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1979; Georgetown University, LL.M., Taxation, 1980
Year of First admission:
1980
Admission:
1980, Alabama, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 1985, District of Columbia
ISLN:
902701449

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (15)
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    5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 05/27/10 in Probate Administration on 05/27/10

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  • Stephen M. Wilson

    5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 05/21/10 in Personal Injury on 05/21/10

    Stephen is an excellent advocate, well prepared and a top notch lawyer

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    Stephen is an excellent advocate, well prepared and a top notch lawyer

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    5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 05/21/10 in Estate Planning on 05/21/10

    Mr. Wilson is an outstanding attorney and is of the highest moral character.

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    Mr. Wilson is an outstanding attorney and is of the highest moral character.

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  • Stephen M. Wilson

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/19/10 in Probate Litigation on 05/19/10

    I have known Mr. Wilson for many years. He is experienced and highly qualified. He adheres to the highest ethical standards and is a credit to the profession.

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    I have known Mr. Wilson for many years. He is experienced and highly qualified. He adheres to the highest ethical standards and is a credit to the profession.

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    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/11/10 in Tax Law on 05/11/10

    Stephen M. Wilson is an excellent attorney and should receive the highest rating.

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    Stephen M. Wilson is an excellent attorney and should receive the highest rating.

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  • Stephen M. Wilson

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/11/10 in Estate and Gift Taxation on 05/11/10

    Stephen M. Wilson is an excellent attorney and should receive the highest rating.

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    Stephen M. Wilson is an excellent attorney and should receive the highest rating.

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    5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 05/11/10 in Tax Law on 05/11/10

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    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/11/10 in Tax Law on 05/11/10

    Steve has practiced law in Huntsville many years and has handled many difficult cases successfully. I have worked with Steve and have referred cases to him over the years...

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    Steve has practiced law in Huntsville many years and has handled many difficult cases successfully. I have worked with Steve and have referred cases to him over the years. I believe he is a credit to the local and State of Alabama bar and consider him one of the top lawyers in Huntsville. I recommend Steve for an AV rating. Thank you for your consideration.

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  • Stephen M. Wilson

    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 04/08/09 in Estate and Gift Taxation on 04/08/09

    i have worked with steve for many years. i know him to be ethical and a competent lawyer in the estate and gift taxation and litigation areas, particularly with respect t...

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    i have worked with steve for many years. i know him to be ethical and a competent lawyer in the estate and gift taxation and litigation areas, particularly with respect to resolving certain complex tax matters. he works well with other lawyers and is a problem solver. he is an asset to the local bar and his clients who require his sound legal advice. therefore, i recommend him for an av rating. i appreciate matindales service to the bar. john barran

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    5.0/5.0 by a Other Law Firm Position on 04/06/09 in Personal Injury on 04/06/09

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